Welcome to the leading trademark portal of the European Union! This site is intended to provide you with an overall perspective on trademark application and protection in Europe. You may ask, why is it important to protect your brand with its own trademark? Our answer is simple: because this is the only way you can ensure that it will not be illegally used by anyone else. Let us show you the best strategies and offer you our high quality services on the implementation process!
If you are considering to file an international registration through WIPO: check out the advantages of direct CTM filing here.
Register your own trademark with the help of ours - we offer you a wide range of online services with professional legal representation in relation with trademarks and designs, e.g. Community Trademark (CTM) registration and renewal, national trademark registration in 27 member states of the EU, opposition matters, Community Design application and renewal.Trademark application tools
Trade mark professionals will find free online tools to help their office work and can use our directory to find their colleague when cooperation is needed. Search for trademark attorneys becomes easy with our lawyer locator. Properties of national trademark laws can be easily compared with our comparative charts. If you have difficulties with the classification of goods and services or have problems with translating your list between languages then our List of goods translator can help you do this job quickly and efficiently.Trademark law - rules and practice
Our homepage will be of your help with giving up to date information on the actual trade mark law throughout the EU thanks to a dedicated cooperation with trademark law firms. Our quick country guides give you information regarding the national registration procedure, a brief summary on the respective national legislation and contact details to lawyers for all geographical locations free of charge.
Here you can file trademark applications or renew your marks at the OHIM (the EU trademark office) with legal representation and electronic service of Georg Pintz & Partners Patent and Trademark Attorneys, European Union. Representation before the OHIM is compulsory for applicants outside the European Union, and advisable within the Union. We will take care of all the formalities required to register your trademark.Trademark lawyer database
On this page you can search for European Trademark Attorneys who may represent you or your client before the Office of Harmonization of Internal Market (OHIM, the EU trademark office) in trademark and design cases. It is always advisory to find a local representative who has extensive practice in the area, especially in contentious cases, e.g. trademark infringement matters.
Georg Pintz & Partners’ team is exhibiting at the INTA Annual Meeting in Washington, DC (5-9 May 2012). We are presenting our new onlineservices to the IP community, and we would be happy to welcome you at our booth No. 336.Georg Pintz & Partners: The winner of the 2011 Hungarian - Trademark Law Firm of the Year Award
The World has lost a Visionary — said Barack Obama, the president of the United States of America referring to the passing of Steve Jobs, founder of Apple Inc. Steve Jobs started his enterprise in his parents’ garage in 1976, and finally made it to be one of the leader computer companies in the world. In this post we would like to examine the changes of the Apple trademark and to commemorate this wonderful man.Summit Entertainment is suing Tom Markson, who is the owner/operator of www.twilight .com since 1994. Summit claims that Markson is illegally using Twilight trademarks and copyrights. In L’Oreal and Others v eBay the Court of Justice tightened the liability of operators in the field of controlling commerce on the online market.